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Feb 28, 2013 7:00am PST
minutes, pope benedict xvi is expected to board a helicopter and leave the vatican for good. he also said he will pray for them as they choose a successor. joining me now father robert ber rain. and investigative journalnyist and daily beast intruder. 2:00 eastern time, the pope is going to read the first in 600 years to step down. talk to me about his legacy, father. >> part of the interpretation of vatican 2. both he and john paul ii saw their papacies an attempt to interpret vatican too properly. not so much a modernization of the church, vatican ii was an evangelical missionary council. to some degree modernizing to make the church a more apt meaning to that. hence the wide travel for example of john paul ii, hence the great teaching of benedict xvi. i think that's his major legacy. >> they're very different at least in their style and in their i guess pastor abilities in some way, although not very different philosophically. >> this has been a really unsuccessful papacy and the greatest single act of his papacy is that our church is in real trouble and i am not able to cope with the
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
. ♪ >>> good morning. i'm chris jansing, live in vatican city. you can see the vatican behind me. and boy, there is an interesting energy in this city. preparations underway for the conclave. that will, of course, elect the successor to pope benedict after that shocking decision yesterday to step down. and another big story we're following is back at home, because the president is putting the finishing touches on the first state of the union speech of his second term. and we'll have a lot more on that coming up in this hour. but this morning, we are starting to get new information about pope benedict, and particularly about his health. decisions that may have played into his shocking announcement to abdicate. for example, we now know this morning, the pope has had a pacemaker for some time and actually had a minor operation to replace its batteries three months ago. we're also hearing for the first time about a fall he took while he was on a trip to cuba in mexico. just hours after his announcement, this video circulated. you can see it shows lightning striking st. peter's basilica, maybe
MSNBC
Feb 11, 2013 10:00am EST
. the vatican says they hope to elect a new pope by easters. the pope made the announcement in latin, saying, quote, after having repeatedly examined my conscience before god, i have come to a certainly that my strengths are not -- the pope's declining health has been an issue. he goes to and from the altar on a moving platform, so he doesn't have to walk down the long aisle. sometimes he using a cane. his brothers says the doctors told hi not to take any more transatlantic trips. >>> he is also an nbc vattian analyst. george, good to see you. you and i are in somewhat frequent contact, as you send out notes about what's going on, but did anybody really see this coming? i nope he's talked about the possibility of retirement, but now? >> i was going to say, chris, it's an unexpected pleasure to see you today. this is a surprise to timing, not to fact. the pope has indicated on several previous indications if he ever came to the decision in prayer and conscience he could not give the service the church deserved, he would leave, not stand on his ego or stand on ceremony. he would clear the path
MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 7:00am PST
, a special buy at just $199. i'm chris jansing. to say there's a lot happening at the vatican would be an understatement. we got our first glimpse of the pope since he announced he will step down. he opened his arms to receive a huge round of applause. 8,000 people packing the hall where he had his general audience. i was there. he did not appear incredibly frail. he asked everyone to pray for him and the church and the future pope. there's already a scandal after a polish cardinal appeared to criticize the pope's decision to step down. and there has been at least in vatican terms wild politicking going on amongst the other cardinals, something they are not supposed to do. the big question, who will be the next pope? could he be from africa? we'll get to that in a couple minutes. >>> first, let's talk about the state of the union. next hour president obama will make the first of three stops to drum up support for the new initiatives he laid out in his e speech last time. he will be traveling to north carolina, georgia, and chicago. "the new york times" called his speech asserttive.
MSNBC
Feb 18, 2013 7:00am PST
will be chosen. yesterday massive crowds flocked to the vatican, an estimated 100,000 people packing st. peter's square for one of the pope's final appearances as the leader of the catholic church. >> thank you for the prayers and support you have shown me these days. >> benedict also appeared to criticize vatican infighting and recently leaked documents paint a picture of a dysfunctional vatican bureaucracy plagued by turf wars and allegations of corruption. let's bring in vatican analyst, senior fellow at the ethic and policy center. i feel launch in after saying good morning because i know there is a little bit of ai delay and i want to start with these reports of power struggles among the hierarchy at the vatican. here is what the pope said. the church which is mother and teacher calls on all its members to renew their spirit, turn back firmly towards god and ignore pride and egoism to live in love. you recently wrote an op-ed that the next pope needs to straighten out the disastrous condition of the roman curia. how bad is it? >> these are important issues and it is important to discuss t
MSNBC
Feb 13, 2013 10:00am EST
the pope's decision to step down. and there has been at least in vatican terms wild politicking going on amongst the other cardinals, something they are not supposed to do. the big question, who will be the next pope? could he be from africa? we'll get to that in a couple minutes. >>> first, let's talk about the state of the union. next hour president obama will make the first of three stops to drum up support for the new initiatives he laid out in his e speech last time. he will be traveling to north carolina, georgia, and chicago. "the new york times" called his speech asserttive. politico, aggressive. the president insisted we need a smarter government, not a smaller government. it was the economy that dominated the speech including a call to elevate the middle class. >> it is our generation's task to reignite the true engine of america's economic growth. a rising, thriving middle class and that's why we need to build new ladders of opportunity into the middle class for all those willing to climb them. a growing economy that greats middle class jobs, that must be the north star tha
MSNBC
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am PST
is on her way back from rome right now, before she left, she filed one last report from vatican city. we'll bring it to you in ten minutes. stick around for that. >>> an airline megamerger is taking flight. mandy drury is here with what's moving your money. >> they're getting together on valentine's day. well, this merger is going to cut down the number of major u.s. airlines now to four. you've got the new american, you'll have united, delta, and southwest. so everyone is kind of asking, what does that mean for me, the consumer. well, it potentially means higher prices, less competition, higher prices. we'll have to wait and see. also, richard, most airline mergers have resulted in a reduction of flights and also shrinkage at some hubs. but management is saying this is different because u.s. airways and american overlap on just 12 routes. if you are a traveler, you will not notice immediate changes. it is likely going to be months for example, the frequent flier miles are combined and years before the two airlines are integrated. in other words, don't panic. >> not yet. >> we'll move fr
MSNBC
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am PST
news vatican analyst george michaels, senior fellow at the ethics and policy center. george, so more than 100,000 people turned out yesterday for the pope's pin am sunday blessing. but have you all this controversy out there. let's start with cardinal o'brien. this is a man who has been outspoken in his views against homosexuality and when there were calls for l.a.'s former cardinal to stay home from the conclave because of his role in protecting the abusive priests. here is what the cardinal said. >> if someone erred in some way or another that does not -- judgment and other matters. >> probably not exactly the statement that people would have wanted to hear from him. so he's decided to step down. was this the vatican pushing him out of the conclave? >> reporter: i think he was planning to retire or be retired next month. and things simply moved up a bit faster because of the reports earlier this week. as you can see it is a bit raw here. weatherwise in rome. i think the local media environment is similar. there's a lot of conspiracy theorizing going on. and -- that's probably not g
MSNBC
Feb 15, 2013 7:00am PST
vatican council, we need more than that. we need to look at the teachings and practices around economic justice and social justice that have served catholics so well and lift those up and we need to change those that aren't working, those around banning women from the priesthood. >> it is interesting when you look at the raw numbers of what's going on in the catholic church after years and years of the vocations going down. they seem to be slowly on the rise, even here in the united states. there are some surprising numbers, i think, in the number of young people who are part of the catholic church or even joining the catholic church and i'm sure people asked you the question, kate, why would you be a member of that church that seems to be anti-women, anti-gay? i'm sure you get this question. what do you say? >> i say that this church is as much my church as it is pope benedict's church. this church is home for me. i think we see young catholics and progressive catholics, members called to action, an organization that i'm on the board of, building inclusive justice-seeking, loving faith
MSNBC
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am PST
to italian media which reports $3,300 a month coming had is bap the vatican could not that report a spokesman says all of the pope's outgoing needs will be met. >>> our first look at kate middleton's growing baby bump. she made her his appearance since announcing her pregnancy in december. she is about 4 1/2 months pregnant. >>> researchers developed a drug that is fascinating. it's made up of alcohol metabolizing enzymes that they drop alcohol levels in drunk mice. don't pop open the champagne yet. the research in its early stages. the reality is you have too much to drink and pop a pill and you're all better. >>> daryl hannah arrested after protesting at the white house. tell you about that coming up later. >>> gas prices hit a new four-month high. boy, the cost of a fill-up has gone up 33 days in a row yet. are we there yet? >> everything seems to be going up at the moment. i don't know if you've seen the dow this morning. scaling new heights here and we neat a positive catalyst to push us sustainably high. back to the pump. if you feel like you're paying more, you are. the current average
MSNBC
Feb 26, 2013 7:00am PST
the retirement of pope benedict, the vatican this morning revealing decisions about his future. we've just learned the pope will be called pope ameritus. when addressing him, he would call him, his holiness, he will wear the white cape but not the one he wore as pope. they will be replaced with brown shoes. i'm joined by a father of the diocese. thank you for joining us. >> thank you, chris. >> there were allegations by priests and former priests. church scholars say there has not been this much drama surrounding a conclave since 1800s. another father says it looks like amateur hour s is it in. >> there hasn't been this much controversy but it makes for interesting conversation can, doesn't it it? >> it makes interesting conversation but how might they impact the reduction in the past? >> the number of cardinals who can vote, and so now the controversy swirling around cardinal mahony. will he stay or will he go or recuse himself? >> he got support from a few people that have suggested that this can be separate. in fact, it was cardinal o'brien, one of the people suggested if you make one d
MSNBC
Feb 27, 2013 7:00am PST
in the vatican and around the world. >> because without a doubt he is handing over a church that is vibrant in many parts of the world, father, particularly in africa and latin america but also has some clouds hanging over it. the leaks and the documents there and of course the presex abuse scandal. what are they going to look for in the next pope? >> i think they'll be looking for someone with that governing ability. we talk about priest, prophet, king. the last two popes have been very strong in the priestly, sanctity fiing element and also the pro-fetic, the teaching eleme element. >> great intellectuals. >> absolutely. but also the governing element. to take control, allow for more transparency, more accountability, and get control of the -- this problem. it's been a nightmare since 2002. we haven't entirely awoken from that nightmare. i think the church has to do more and more to address it. that will be a very high thing on the list of priorities for the new pope. >> tomorrow we'll see the pope meet with cardinals and then he'll leave in a helicopter. officially he has no role. he say
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